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After Firing, Pink Slime Worker Sues ABC, Jamie Oliver, Blogger

Posted 12.13.2012 | Food

The legal battle over the product known as "pink slime" is getting personal. In May, Beef Products Inc, the South Dakota-based company that produce...

"Pink Slime" Lawsuit May Be Frivolous, But Could Chill Speech

Michele Simon | Posted 11.28.2012 | Food
Michele Simon

The entire pink slime affair should be viewed as a huge wake-up call to the harsh realities of our industrialized meat supply. But Beef Products Inc.'s case against ABC News could scare the media and others out of speaking out against the meat industry.

Alison Pill Topless Picture (She Handled It Like a Pro)

Michael Warbux | Posted 11.13.2012 | Celebrity
Michael Warbux

The Alison Pill topless picture was sent out on Twitter by accident... by her! But she handled the situation like a champion. All celebrities should l...

'Pink Slime' Maker To Sue For Defamation After Publicity Debacle

AP | GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 11.13.2012 | Food

LINCOLN, Neb. — Beef Products Inc. plans to file a defamation lawsuit in the wake of a publicity storm over a meat product that critics have dub...

Schools Turning Their Noses Up At Pink Slime, Opting For Beef Without The Filler

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 08.04.2012 | Education

NEW YORK — The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that caused a public uproar earlier this y...

How 'Pink Slime' Got Its Name

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.22.2012 | Food

NEW YORK -- "Pink slime" was almost "pink paste" or "pink goo." The microbiologist who coined the term for lean finely textured beef ran through a fe...

Dave Jamieson

'Pink Slime' Uproar Leads To Pink Slips For Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business

The uproar over "pink slime" beef products may have claimed some collateral damage, with a meatpacking worker in California saying she and her colleag...

'Pink Slime' Maker To Shut Down 3 Plants Over Uproar

AP | GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 05.09.2012 | Food

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Beef Products Inc. will close processing plants in three states this month because of the controversy surrounding its meat product th...

A Pink Slime Timeline

Food Safety News | Posted 04.09.2012 | Food

The story of Beef Products Inc.'s Lean Finely Textured Beef isn't new, and neither is the nickname "pink slime". Yet after more than 10 years on the m...

Has LFTB Really Been in Our Beef for "20 Years" and Without Incident?

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Food
Bettina Elias Siegel

So the filler which is the subject of so much controversy has not been in our food supply for "20 years." But what about that claim by BPI and its supporters that the use of this filler has been without incident?

Why The Simple School Lunch Burger Patty Has 26 Ingredients

Posted 04.06.2012 | Education

The school burger has gotten more than its share of the spotlight lately as parents set off a media firestorm in a rally to remove the controversial, ...

'Pink Slime' Maker Shuts Down 3 Of 4 Plants

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 05.26.2012 | Food

LUBBOCK, Texas — The maker of "pink slime" suspended operations Monday at all but one plant where the beef ingredient is made, acknowledging rec...

The Beef Industry Tries to Defend "Pink Slime" and My Response

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 05.14.2012 | Food
Bettina Elias Siegel

Three fast food giants -- McDonald's, Burger King and Taco Bell -- have discontinued their use of "Pink Slime." But while fast food customers can vote with their dollars, students must passively consume whatever the federal government sees fit to feed them.

Food Safety Advocates Defend Pink Slime

Posted 03.12.2012 | Food

If you want to know how much damage a bad name can do, consider "pink slime." Over the past weeks and months, the substance, which consists of beef...